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Khatta Meetha Petha/Kaddu

Daisy Gahle
10 minutes
Prep Time
45 minutes
Cook Time
2 People
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ABOUT Khatta Meetha Petha/Kaddu RECIPE

Its a popular sweet n sour Punjabi dish. I learnt it from my mom. Its soooo tasty when eaten with tandoori roti aur poori.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Everyday
  • Simmering
  • Pressure Cook
  • Sauteeing
  • Basic recipe
  • High Fibre

Ingredients Serving: 2

  1. Petha/kaddu -1/2 kg
  2. oil 2 tbsp
  3. Fenugreek seeds -1 tsp
  4. Onion -2 medium finely chopped
  5. Ginger paste -1 tsp
  6. Salt - less than 1 tsp or acc to taste
  7. Red chilly powder- less than 1/2 tsp or acc.to taste
  8. Turmeric- 1/4 tsp (optional for this dish)
  9. Desi shakkar -3 tbsp / sugar - 1 n half tbsp
  10. Dhaniya powder - 1/2 tsp
  11. Garam masala for garnishing.
  12. Dhaniya (optional)
  13. White vinegar- 1 tsp


  1. Cut the petha into small flat cubes. Wash it with water.
  2. Take a pan. Add oil. On heating add fenugreek seeds.
  3. After sauting for 5 seconds add onions. Keep sauting.
  4. Add ginger paste n continue sauting.
  5. When the masala turns brown add salt , red chilly, turmeric dhaniya powder. Saute.
  6. Immediately add white vinegar on full flame n keep stirring while u add vinegar so that masala doesnt burn.
  7. And add the shakkar n let it dissolve while u keep sauting.
  8. After sauting for 1 min add petha and mix it well. Then lower the flame and cover it with the lid for 1 min.
  9. Now add water around half glass .mix it n cover it with the lid . It will take 15-20 min to get ready.
  10. Mash some of the chunks n add garam masala .
  11. Khatta -Meetha Petha /Kaddu is ready to eat.

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Neha Dhingra
Neha Dhingra   Sep-12-2017

It's really nice.

Madhuri Mahajan
Madhuri Mahajan   Oct-05-2016

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